Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
World Bank Announces Its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
Hispanic Business - 7/15/2014 2:18:00 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
Upgrade of Road Network to Improve Connectivity in Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/23/2014 3:55:53 AM
“Building a good quality road will reduce the number of traffic accidents, decrease travel times and the overall costs of maintenance,” said Franz Drees-Gross, World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the Pacific Islands.
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
World's most stylish supercars take a luxury road trip
CNN - 6/6/2014 9:55:16 PM
Do you fancy driving a Lamborghini down a picturesque country road in France, revving your car's powerful engine while the stunning scenery whizzes past you? And how about an al-fresco Michelin-star lunch, followed by a helicopter ride to Monaco and ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles but more than 90 percent of the world’s road traffic fatalities. The economic cost of road collisions to low- and middle-income countries is at least $100 billion a year.
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
In World Cup, Mexico Believes Anything Can Happen After Rough Road to Brazil
New York Times - 6/13/2014 4:21:51 AM
“Whoever gets lost in that superficial drama forgets that the 32 teams that get to the World Cup got there however they could.” What drama it was, though. The country’s performance at the Olympics two years ago in London, for the sake of ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
World Cup over, but some Argentines won't go home
AOL - 7/25/2014 11:53:07 AM
One of about 160,000 Argentines who flooded into Brazil for the World Cup ... I'm going to see where life and the road take me." Local media reports say tens of thousands of Argentine fans remain in the country. They appear to be overwhelmingly young ...
Behind the A-bomb: 'Manhattan' tells story of isolated outpost where American scientists developed World War II's ultimate weapon
New York Daily News - 7/22/2014 6:34:33 AM
The place where American scientists developed the atomic bombs that ended World War II had several similarities to the Japanese internment camp a few miles down the road. The government ... is that it brought together the country’s greatest scientific ...
Egyptians Help Shape the World Bank Group’s Strategy for the Coming Years
The World Bank - 7/22/2014 11:59:40 PM
The Country Partnership Framework is the road map that spells out how the World Bank Group will support Egypt over the coming years Hartwig Schafer Country Director for Egypt, Yemen, and Djibouti These discussions comprised the first phase of consultations ...
World Vehicle Population Tops 1 Billion Units
Wards Auto - 8/14/2011 11:58:01 PM
The figures reflect the approximate number of cars, light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses registered worldwide, but that does not include off-road ... gave China the world’s second-largest vehicle population, pushing it ahead of Japan, with ...
World Bank releases K249m for road projects in E/Province
The post online - 6/15/2014 11:53:26 PM
... we began to implement the project called 'Good Governance in the Road Sector' which is funded by World Bank to monitor road projects in the country early this year. The aim of the proposed project is to facilitate awareness and promote learning ...